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We are looking for a self motivated Senior Chef that has experience leading a busy kitchen brigade and shows maturity managing people and uplifting standards in our 2 a la carte restaurants and numerous function venues. You will need to possess excellent communication and planning skills as this is a highly pressurised position. Exp in a similar post a def advantage and an interest in traditional South African cuisine. Available immed and salary neg depending on exp. If this sounds like a challenge for you pls email us a brief CV with recent contactable references.
Industry Related, Organisation and Management, Communication, Planning, Sober Habits.
· Reference: LS-74315-1603 · Salary: R20 000 Neg · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 16 Sep 2016 · Employer type: Hotel
We are looking for two junior chefs to join our busy banqueting kitchen, must be able to work under pressure and be familiar with large numbers, also opportunity to work in A La Carte section. Your attributes would need to include very good planning and time management skills. Menu planning and food cost control very important. Good track record, sober habits and recent contactable references are essential.
Stable background and several years in similar position are a pre-requisite.
Costing & Planning
· Reference: LS-74314-1603 · Salary: Negotiable dep on exp. · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 16 Sep 2016 · Employer type: Hotel
A large and busy Hotel and Conference Centre situated in Midrand.
Daily preparation and presentation of meals for Banqueting and A la Carte Service. Assist the Head Chef in the Daily Management processes within the kitchen to include menu planning, stock and cost controls, training of staff, wastage/portion and hygiene management. Previous experience within a sous chef role within a busy Conferencing/Banqueting Hotel essential.
Strong Leadership skills. Ability to lead a team but also be hands on in the kitchen and prepare meals. Strong Communication skills. Punctual, reliable and efficient working methods.
Professional Cookery Diploma is essential.
· Reference: LS-74305-1303 · Salary: R12 000 - R15 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 13 Sep 2016 · Employer type: Hotel
Reporting to the Unit Manager, the incumbent will be responsible to prepare quality product oriented Chinese food while being in the cutting edge with regards to high-end modern Chinese cuisine, be constantly updated with the latest Chinese food trends around the world, constantly search for specialty product and have connections with suppliers, consistency of the delivery of product, to be aware and anticipate product season around the world in order to plans menus accordingly.
Key areas of responsibilities:
Extremely high quality standard oriented chef to be able to satisfy local and as well international traveller guests with high expectation with new exciting food to try.
Enjoy his/her work, has a pleasant personality and able to create an atmosphere of fun for all guests or communication with the guest whenever possible or the situation require.
Chef will strive to go above and beyond guest expectation
Maintains professional grooming and appearance and acts as a role model according to established grooming and appearance policy.
Encourages mutual respect, dignity and integrity with all employees, by setting positive examples at all times
Instils an atmosphere that encourages employees to share ideas, discuss concerns, to guide and resolve conflicts.
Understand to use food order purchasing system
Team work and passionate Chinese chef in this job
You are able to direct and guide your team of chefs in providing a consistently high quality of food
Open minded and willing to take constructive criticism
To communicate regarding the tasks and job responsibility
Always looking for improvements in all aspects of the operation
You can develop and identify new products and equipment, to improve the production of the restaurant.
You have the ability to develop and define quality standards of food preparation and presentation of the food
Work very closely with the client ( planning & strategy)
To ensure that preparation of food is hygienic and that a “clean as you go” discipline is adhered to
Customer service and communications skills Knowledge of basic mathematics Good analytical skills Good attitude, proactive and reliable Good communication skill in English (verbal and written)
Matric or equivalent Cookery Certificate Min of 2 years' experience in the same role Customer Service experience Chinese Ethnicity.
· Reference: LS-74303-1312 · Salary: Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 13 Sep 2016 · Employer type: Catering Company
A 5* Hotel and Fine Dining Restaurant situated in Magaliesburg.
Assist the Head Chef in Daily Management of the Restaurant (Fine Dining). Previous experience within a Fine Dining Establishment Essential. Assist with Menu Planning, Stock Control, Food Cost Management, Ordering Of Stock, Management of the Pass, Food Portion and Quality Control. Previous experience in same environment in similar position essential.
Creative Plating Skills. Passionate about excellent quality plated fine dining meals. Good Leadership skills. Ability to work cohesively as a team and train junior staff.
A recognized Professional Cookery/Culinary Arts Diploma ideally from Institutions such as Prue Leith, ICA, etc. (Fine Dining Orientated)
· Reference: LS-74238-1211 · Salary: R8 000 - R14 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 12 Sep 2016 · Employer type: Hotel
Lanseria - Production kitchen requires a Chef de Partie
Formal Chef Qualifications and min 2 years experience in the industry. Would prefer a candidate who has done large volume catering and can handle a production environment and must cope with pressure. Must be very experienced in Cold Kitchen. Shift work involved.
· Reference: LS-74240-17 · Salary: R7 000 - R8 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 12 Sep 2016 · Employer type: Catering Company
Woodmead - Commis Chef to assist in the kitchen of a very busy sports club
Good communication and organization and skills. High level of personal hygiene. Fully bilingual. Attention to detail and the ability to quickly discover and resolve problems. Working in the cold section. Pastry preparation. Stock take, doing breakfast, baking. Doing breakfast , a la carte and cold section desserts.
· Reference: LS-74240-18 · Salary: Neg · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 12 Sep 2016 · Employer type:
Looking for a cook for a private residence who can also do housekeeping, must be female and willing to work in a home environment, Must be trained as a chef and have a stable track record
· Reference: LS-74240-22 · Salary: neg · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 12 Sep 2016 · Employer type:
Pretoria - Very Upmarket Trendy Hotel seeking an Executive Chef
A 4 Corporate / city hotel with a popular a la carte restaurant offering modern cuisine seeks a qualified and experienced executive chef currently holding the position in 4-5 corporate or city hotel. Candidates must currently be an executive chef / executive sous chef with a la carte experience, have strong eye for detail, superior Culinary skills with regards to current food trends and modern food flair. Dynamic, energetic, passion for food and minimum 10 years cheffing experience with 4 years in. Excellent kitchen management skills as well as ability to cater for functions for upto 350 pax. ONLY candidates with the above specific experience in 4-5* hotels need apply. Applicants who do not have the essential requirements, will not be contacted or communicated with. No skype or telephonic interviews will be given and candidates must be able to attend an interview in person as well as a cook off . Open to South African citizens only. Salary as advertised!
· Reference: LS-74240-29 · Salary: R30 000 CTC · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 12 Sep 2016 · Employer type: Hotel
Jhb North - Head Chef required for a new Bakery/patisserie concept being brought in from overseas
Looking for a skilled Head chef to run the kitchen of this new Bakery/ Patisserie . Candidate must have a stable track record in Bakeries/speciality coffee shops . Will work shifts and weekends, looking for a committed individual who has a passion for his craft and is able to train and develop a team under him.
· Reference: LS-74240-35 · Salary: Negotiable on experience · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 12 Sep 2016 · Employer type:
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